| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:33 PM
By Jessica Reynolds Texas Gov. Rick Perry is currently in Chicago, attempting to lure business to the Lone Star State. As reported by DNAinfo.com, Chicago's mayor extended the former Republican presidential candidate a rather witty greeting Monday: "I...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — For years, Texas has been a Democratic desert, a harsh and forbidding place where the party's candidates shrivel and the dreams of liberals collapse and die.
It has been nearly two decades since a Democrat was elected to...
| Jul 2, 2013
Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas made national headlines last week after she delivered an 11-hour filibuster to oppose a bill severely limiting abortions in the Lone Star State. Davis’ filibuster and protests from the galley in the Texas...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:05 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate convened Friday afternoon to debate and ultimately vote on a bill to implement some of the nation's toughest abortion restrictions, its actions being watched by fervent demonstrators on either side of the issue....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers passed a bill that would give Texas some of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats to promise a fight over the contentious measure in the courts...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:01 AM
"After the Verdict," a special report on the George Zimmerman trial, will be presented at 9 p.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. Reaction to the Zimmerman verdict was closely followed Saturday night on local stations and national news channels.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The office of Texas Gov. Rick Perry had no immediate reaction to a producer's claim that it was approved for production tax incentives for the Robert Rodriguez-Ethan Maniquis film "Machete" but the governor's film commission reneged under pressure from...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Utah officials have agreed to disagree with the federal government over what many have called Washington's controversial intrusion in matters involving the Beehive State.
On Wednesday, the state Legislature repealed a measure intended to limit federal...
| Jul 21, 2013
You might have heard political pundits say the Republican brand is in trouble. The party has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. The Senate is controlled by Democrats, and even though Republicans retained control of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:37 PM
George Zimmerman won't be rearming just yet.
The Sanford Police Department froze its plan to return Zimmerman's gun Thursday after the FBI put a hold on evidence in the case, Sanford police spokesman Capt. James McAuliffe told the Los Angeles Times....